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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Post Magazine

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, September 11, 2020
1. The Post Magazine Marker
Inscription.  
Constructed 1837
by
Department of Quartermaster, U.S. Army
Provided storage for munitions for New Orleans Barracks and Mississippi River forts.
Restored 1975-1977 for use as
Louisiana Military History and State Weapons Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 29° 57.548′ N, 90° 0.398′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from Chenault Boulevard 0.2 miles south of North Claiborne Avenue (State Highway 39), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4209 Chenault Boulevard, New Orleans LA 70117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M1897 "French 75" Field Artillery Gun (here, next to this marker); M5 3 inch Anti-Tank Gun (a few steps from this marker); D30 Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); M561 "Gamma Goat" (within shouting distance of this marker); AZP S-60 Anti-Aircraft Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); M1939 Automatic Air Defense G (61-K)
The Post Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, September 11, 2020
2. The Post Magazine Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); MT-LB (within shouting distance of this marker); Skoda 37 mm Kanon P.U.V. vz 37.L/47.6 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Louisiana National Guard, Jackson Barracks base. The Ansel M. Stroud Jr. Military History & Weapons Museum is located on site. Museum is opened M-Sat 10-4. Highly recommend checking before a visit to make sure base/museum is opened and accessible to civilians, as it is an active military base.
 
Also see . . .  Museum Website. (Submitted on December 18, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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